Bursa vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bursa Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$807
$537
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1886
$1561
🏠 One person rent
$424
$240
🏘️ Family rent
$694
$621
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$154
🚐 Transport expenses
$73.7
$29.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$593
$220
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
43 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
43
76
😀 Quality of life
62
55
🏙️ Population
2.9M
1.59M

The cost of living in Bursa is 50% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 6368th and 8254th ($807 vs $537) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 63rd in Turkey and Iran, respectively. Check Turkey vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Bursa compared to 0.4 months in Karaj. Bursa ranked 6th best city to live in Turkey vs Karaj ranked 2nd in Iran, while ranked 4931st and 5870th among best cities to live in the world.

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Bursa Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.94
$3.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.2
$2.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$0.5
 Cappuccino
$2.38
$1.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.31
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$486
$294
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$346
$206
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$888
$812
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$556
$547
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.1
$8.31
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62
$12.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.98
$7.75
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
36.71%
21.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1957
$1139
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1367
$714
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.47
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.1
$13.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.4
$2.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.21
$0.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$0.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.73
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$1.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.57
$4.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$3.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$8.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.12
$0.14
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.48
$0.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$0.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.79
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.31
$4.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$4.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.6
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.13
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$16.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.6
$1.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39.3
$95.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.44
$7.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.6
$29.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$144
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$141
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6037
$883

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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Inegol
$656
75 km or 47 mi Gebze
$597
76 km or 47 mi Cayirova
$587
78 km or 48 mi Bilecik
$652
84 km or 52 mi Golcuk
$590
88 km or 55 mi Korfez
$571
92 km or 57 mi Istanbul
$1024
95 km or 59 mi Bandirma
$590
98 km or 61 mi Kartepe
$590
98 km or 61 mi Izmit
$632
101 km or 63 mi Kocaeli
$539
115 km or 72 mi Kutahya
$608
117 km or 73 mi Balikesir
$689
131 km or 81 mi Sakarya
$518
131 km or 81 mi Adapazari
$432
132 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$601
152 km or 95 mi Corlu
$523
158 km or 98 mi Kapakli
$559
158 km or 98 mi Tekirdag
$426
167 km or 104 mi Soma
$628
169 km or 105 mi Usak
$593
191 km or 119 mi Duzce
$448
198 km or 123 mi Luleburgaz
$510
203 km or 126 mi Afyonkarahisar
$479
205 km or 128 mi Salihli
$617
221 km or 137 mi Turgutlu
$633
223 km or 138 mi Bolu
$527
223 km or 139 mi Manisa
$642
227 km or 141 mi Canakkale
$581
232 km or 144 mi Kirklareli
$416
232 km or 144 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$538
234 km or 145 mi Uzunkopru
$571
248 km or 154 mi Mytilene
$912
257 km or 160 mi Izmir
$842
260 km or 162 mi Tire
$588
261 km or 162 mi Nazilli
$553
268 km or 167 mi Denizli
$501
268 km or 167 mi Edirne
$676
271 km or 168 mi Polatli
$605
280 km or 174 mi Aydin
$553

Cities near Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$528
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$529
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$538
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$541
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$566
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$555
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$569
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$603
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$549
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$618
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$587
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$697
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$647
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$643
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$615
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$615
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$600
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$570
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$595
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$590
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$526
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$449
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$517
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$432
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$533
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$527
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$521
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$634
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$549
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$547
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$456
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$449
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$652
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$433
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$496
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$504
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$558
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$647
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$568
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$540